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An F-14D Tomcat  takes off in full afterburner after demonstrating a bolter.
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Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. (Sept. 24, 2004) An F-14D Tomcat assigned to the "Grim Reapers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero One (VF-101), takes off in full afterburner after demonstrating a bolter at the 2004 "In Pursuit of Liberty," Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show. A bolter is when the aircraft's tailhook fails to catch an arresting wire, causing the aircraft to apply full power and go back around for another try at landing. The air show, held Sept. 24-26, showcased civilian and military aircraft from the Nation's armed forces, which provided many flight demonstrations and static displays. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain (RELEASED)

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